24 months
5000 EUR/year
5000 EUR/year
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The M.Sc. in Environmental Hazards and Risks Management at the Université Côte d'Azur provides skills in risk management, and more particularly in risk modeling, to better predict and manage environmental hazards and risks.

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Natural and anthropogenic hazards and risks account for hundreds of thousands of deaths and billions of dollars in damage each year in a context of global warming and rapidly evolving land use change. 

The goal of this M.Sc. is to acquire skills in risk management, data analysis, and GIS/remote sensing to better predict and mitigate environmental hazards and risks. 

The M.Sc.  in Environmental Hazards and Risks Management at the Université Côte d'Azur is project-oriented and will make extensive use of case studies typical of the Mediterranean zone.

At the completion of the degree, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of risk management components:

  • planning
  • mitigation
  • monitoring
  • scenario modeling
  • legislation
  • warning systems

Future careers

  • Higher education/research
  • Environmental management agencies
  • Urban planning and management agencies
  • Environmental/urban consulting
  • National and international level agencies
  • Industry and insurance companies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Risk management overview
  • Principles of ecology
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Remote sensing
  • Statistics and data analysis
  • Elements of mathematical modeling
  • Computer science basics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Students whose first language is not English must provide recent proof of English proficiency. You can be exempt from submitting proof of English proficiency if you completed an English-taught Bachelor's degree.

Selection will be made on the basis of a C.V., academic transcripts, 2 reference letters, and an online interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 EUR/year
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  • EU/EEA

    5000 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Nice

917 - 1374 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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